There are 3 ways to get from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa by ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the bus from Ha Long Quang Ninh to Thanh Hoa

$16 - $21

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus and ferry, train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Thanh Hoa

$21 - $29

Ferry, fly, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the Seaplane from Tuan Chau Island Marina to Hanoi Airport
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Thanh Hoa

$342 - $352

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa is to ferry and bus which costs $16 - $21 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa is to ferry and fly and train which costs $340 - $360 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The distance between Hạ Long Bay and Thanh Hóa is 183 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam and Thanh Hóa, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa. However, you can take the ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, take the taxi to Ha Long Quang Ninh, then take the bus to Thanh Hoa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hạ Long Bay to Thanh Hóa via Cat Ba, Cat Ba Hai Phong, Ha Noi, Tran Quang Khai, Ha Noi, and Hanoi in around 11 h 42 min.

Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Thanh Hoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Cat Ba Express
Website
catbaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
catbaexpress.com
Book at
baolau.vn
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
ferry
Ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
Hai Au Aviation
Website
seaplanes.vn
Plane from Tuan Chau Island Marina to Hanoi Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$324
Schedules at
seaplanes.vn

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